Changing Perspective

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 Change? Change is impossible

               

                                                 What we’ve always said,

                                                 

                                                 It’s always been completely false,

                              

                                                 There is no hope in the world.

  

                                                 It is completely untrue that

   

                                                 Humans can change.

           

                                                 We are too set in our ways,

 

                                                 We are not going to say

 

We can make it better.

 

Wars will cease, we will live in peace

 

That’s what change can bring.

 

Women beaten for wanting to read.

 

Children starving in desolate streets,

 

A father struggling to provide for his family,

 

The boy being killed for different beliefs,

 

A young woman tortured and brought to her knees,

 

I wouldn’t wake up to see

 

The world I wish I lived in where

 

If I just shut my eyes and imagine

 

All these problems can vanish;

 

How we could change this world!

 

But I recognize the many ways

 

We can never come hand in hand.

 

That what they say is right;

 

I know that it’s false

                                              

                                                Change could never come,

                                               

                                                Until we turn it all around

 

 

 

(Now change your view, read from bottom to top)

Comments

emilyjr15

Wow, I really like this! Great job! This is powerful.

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